Arctic news and updates
WWF - Good Arctic Council plans need nations to step up
Arctic Council Ministerial statement offers some promise, some disappointment.
Arctic Climate Experts Show “Unravelling of the Arctic”
A group of Arctic experts gathered in Ottawa, Canada to highlight the impacts of climate change in ...
The Top Issues for Arctic Council Action
In April, the United States will assume the chairmanship of the Arctic Council. Here are some of ...
Drifting Barge Brings Arctic Council Opportunity
As an abandoned, fuel-laden barge crosses icy Arctic borders, WWF is calling on the Arctic Council ...
Shell steps closer to drilling in American Arctic this summer
A US government agency has reaffirmed exploratory drilling leases in the Chukchi Sea, taking Shell ...
Record ice low could quicken Arctic thaw
Arctic sea ice shrank to the lowest winter extent ever recorded this year.
Shell again intends to drill off Alaska, despite mishaps
Shell has announced that it intends to try again to drill for oil off the coast of Alaska
Mixed response to US plans for oil in Arctic waters
A US plan for oil and gas allows for oil exploration off Alaska, but protects some important areas ...
Norway allowing risky Arctic drilling
Norway’s government is defying its own scientific advisory bodies and allowing oil drilling in the ...
Polar bear conflict hits record high, raises fears in Greenland
In East Greenland, more and more polar bears are being killed in self-defense as the loss of their ...
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